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Blocked pitot tubes, excessive control inputs and cockpit confusion doomed Air France 447.
by Mark Lacagnina
Airlines must adopt culture-specific training if they are to capitalize on the strengths of crewmembers of all nationalities.
by David M. Bjellos
Engaging young aviation professionals without stereotyping strengthens multi-generational safety culture.
by Wayne Rosenkrans
How to prevent hazardous emotions in the cockpit.
by Heather Baldwin
An analysis of U.S. helicopter accident rates shows no decrease in pilot error.
by Clarence E. Rash
GSIP Blogs and Opinions, InSight
New FAA programs find and fix hidden risks.
by Joseph Teixeira
A ground accident program, ground damage database and revised ground handling services agreement promise to reduce ground damage.
by Mario Pierobon
For those of you who have attended any or all of our three main seminars, International Air Safety Seminar (IASS), European Aviation Safety Seminar (EASS) and our Corporate Aviation Safety…
by Capt. Kevin L. Hiatt
Mark Lacagnina delves into the causes of the crash of Air France Flight 447 (AF447) in June 2009 as laid out by the final report of France’s Bureau d’Enquêtes et…
by Frank Jackman
Leaving Failure as an Option
The team at Flight Safety Foundation (FSF) is busy gearing up for our largest event of the year. Now in its 65th year, the International Air Safety Seminar (IASS), will…
by Kelsey Mitchell
Proposed Penalty for Boeing The Boeing Co. faces a proposed civil penalty of $13.6 million for its alleged failure to meet a government deadline to submit service instructions for airlines…
by Linda Werfelman
The accident statistics for 2011 offer encouraging signs.
by Rick Darby
An uncontained engine failure began an in-flight drama to save Qantas Flight 32.
Light, variable winds were reported, but an 11-kt tail wind was encountered.